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Locsin: I smashed New York banks’ attempts to corner remittances
by Pia Lee Brago - June 30, 2022 - 12:00am
Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. has thwarted an attempt by New York banks to corner Filipino remittances on grounds that these could be a source of terrorist financing.
Philippines protests Taiwan’s live fire drills in Ligaw Island
by Pia Lee Brago - June 29, 2022 - 12:00am
The Philippines expressed yesterday its strong objection to live fire drills to be conducted by Taiwan within the vicinity of Ligaw Island, which Manila described as unlawful.
OCTA: Metro Manila logs 353 new COVID-19 cases
by Pia Lee Brago - June 27, 2022 - 12:00am
Metro Manila and Quezon City led the list of regions and cities, respectively, with the most number of new COVD-19 cases recorded on Saturday, the OCTA Research Group reported yesterday.
Despite difficulties under Duterte, Robredo says no regrets  
by Pia Lee Brago - June 27, 2022 - 12:00am
Despite the difficulties she went through due to her political differences with President Duterte, Vice President Leni Robredo yesterday said she has no regrets.
Warrant out for suspect in anti-Asian hate crime
by Pia Lee Brago - June 17, 2022 - 12:00am
An arrest warrant was issued against a man who mocked and physically attacked a Filipino family at a fastfood outlet’s parking lot in North Hollywood, California last month.
WHO cites Philippines improved mental health services
by Pia Lee Brago - June 6, 2022 - 12:00am
In calling for the inclusion of mental health support in the national responses to climate change, a United Nations health agency identified the Philippines as among the pioneering countries which rebuilt and improved...
Philippines to join world’s largest maritime drill
by Pia Lee Brago - June 3, 2022 - 12:00am
The Philippines and 25 other nations will participate in the world’s largest international maritime exercise hosted by the United States – the biennial Rim of the Pacific, scheduled June 29 to Aug. 4,...
JFK Service Award conferred on 1st Filipino recipient
by Pia Lee Brago - May 25, 2022 - 12:00am
The United States Peace Corps has honored its Youth Program Manager in the Philippines with the John F. Kennedy Service Award for extraordinary leadership and commitment to service, the first Filipino recipient of...
Robredo camp mulls legal action on Sison adviser report
by Pia Lee Brago - April 25, 2022 - 12:00am
The camp of Vice President Leni Robredo is bent on pursuing legal action against those who falsely reported that Communist Party of the Philippines founder Jose Maria Sison is one of her advisers.
Ambassador Chito Sta. Romana, 74
by Pia Lee Brago - April 20, 2022 - 12:00am
Ambassador to China Jose Santiago “Chito” Sta. Romana has passed away, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said yesterday. He was 74.
‘China’s maritime activities in West Philippine Sea contrary to international law’
by Pia Lee Brago - April 4, 2022 - 12:00am
The Chinese Coast Guard’s activities in the West Philippine Sea, particularly in Panatag Shoal, are “contrary to international law,” a maritime law expert from the University of the Philippines...
Australia funding for women-owned SMEs sustains 1,000 jobs
by Pia Lee Brago - March 7, 2022 - 12:00am
In celebrating women’s month this March, the Australian government has reported that its funding program to inject capital for women-owned and women-led businesses in the Philippines has supported 13 small...
21 Pinoy seafarers evacuated from Ukraine reach Moldova
by Pia Lee Brago - March 3, 2022 - 12:00am
The 21 Filipino seafarers of bulk carrier MV S-Breeze who were evacuated from Chornomosk, Ukraine, arrived in Moldova, the Department of Foreign Affairs confirmed yesterday.
Robredo suspends OVP’s COVID-19 response programs
by Pia Lee Brago - February 7, 2022 - 12:00am
Vice President Leni Robredo has suspended the Office of the Vice President initiatives against COVID-19 while awaiting the decision of the Commission on Elections on her request to allow her office to continue...
UN seeks more support for Odette-ravaged areas
by Pia Lee Brago - January 18, 2022 - 12:00am
The United Nations has appealed for more support to hasten the recovery and reconstruction in areas damaged by Typhoon Odette.
Del Rosario: US study says China’s SCS claims ‘ungrounded’
by Pia Lee Brago - January 17, 2022 - 12:00am
A new study released by the United States government, which finds China’s claims in the South China Sea “ungrounded” in fact and in law, concurs with the standpoint of the Philippines, a former...
Philippines condemns jail sentence for Suu Kyi
by Pia Lee Brago - January 17, 2022 - 12:00am
The Philippines condemned the sentencing to four years in prison of Myanmar’s ousted civilian leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, saying the military regime is using the judicial system to silence political opponents...
May polls a reset button for Pinoys – Robredo
by Pia Lee Brago - November 30, 2021 - 12:00am
The May 2022 elections are a chance for Filipinos to hit the reset button to start a new kind of politics where ordinary citizens can get elected to public office, Vice President Leni Robredosaid yesterday.
Doctors’ group backs Robredo’s bid
by Pia Lee Brago - November 29, 2021 - 12:00am
More physicians and health care workers in the country are actively engaging in voting advocacy, refusing to be “fence sitters” in the election of new leaders and unafraid to take a stand and support...
62 journalists killed worldwide in 2020 – UNESCO
by Pia Lee Brago - November 3, 2021 - 12:00am
Sixty-two journalists were killed in 2020 alone just for doing their jobs, according to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization.
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